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A One Hour Translation (OHT) Survey Finds out How Good Google Assistant, Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri Are in Translating Some of the Most…

60 Well Known Phrases in English Were Translated by the Three Leading Assistants into French, Spanish, Chinese and German Google Assistant Scored the Best in Three out of Four Language Pairs and Amazon Alexa in Chinese Take the most famous phrase from the Godfather - “I’m going to make him an offer he can’t refuse” - or “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself” from the inaugural address of US President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and see just how the virtual assistants do in translating them using their newly…

Google’s New Search Console and How It Will Kill ‘Bad’ Websites

When you launch a website, you obviously do it to rank higher on Google search. And, the first step toward achieving this goal is to link it to Google Search Console tool. Things are changing fast at Google and how it disrupts Search Advertising and Marketing tactics. Reason? Google is officially bringing down the curtains on its old Search Console and replacing it with a more powerful, personalized Search Console. The old Search console served millions of websites and billions of webpages – but they would be part of the…

OpenText Expands Strategic Partnership with Google Cloud

Companies Announce New Partnership, Services and Product Integrations to Help Customers Move EIM Workloads to Google Cloud OpenText, a global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), announced new partnerships, services and product integrations to help customers move critical EIM workloads to Google Cloud. As part of this expanded relationship, Google Cloud has selected OpenText as its preferred partner for Enterprise Information Management Services, while OpenText has named Google Cloud its preferred partner…

Language I/O Enhances Zendesk Integration with Live Chat Translation

Language I/O Chat for Zendesk allows English-speaking support agents to communicate with customers in more than 150 languages directly inside the Zendesk live chat window. Language I/O Chat for Zendesk plugs directly into an agent's standard chat response form so they do not have to switch between apps in order to chat with customers in any language. Unlike a standard integration with Google Translate, the Language I/O translation app will ensure that your preferred translations for product- and industry-specific terms are…

Translation and Localization: Options for Getting into More Markets Faster

Speaking the language of a target audience is key to market penetration and success. A new batch of Translation and Localization tools automates the process and expedites penetration into new markets. But do they successfully achieve the quality language that native speakers expect? Even the world Localization is a case in point. In the US you would use a “z” while in Europe you would use an “s” – and say “whilst.” So you are constantly making localized, or localized, choices – even within the same language. All can agree…

Canada’s Translation Bureau Selects SDL for Customized Linguistic Services Request Management System

Combining SDL MultiTrans and SDL Trados Studio, SDL to Provide One Platform for End-to-End Linguistic Services with Automated Workflow and Unified Terminology SDL, a global leader in content creation, translation and delivery, is pleased to announce that it will be providing a customized Linguistic Services Request Management System (LSRMS) to the Translation Bureau, a federal institution within the Public Services and Procurement Canada of the Government of Canada. Combining two of SDL's market-leading solutions, SDL…

Wikimedia Receives Another $3.1 Million and Free Cloud APIs from Google

Google Is Partnering with Wikimedia in Its Search to Find the Next Billion Non-Native English Speakers Google is all set to extend its support to Wikimedia — Wikipedia's parent company to find one billion new users. To solidify its support, Google announced an additional $3.1 million to Wikimedia at The World Economic Forum. The investment also guarantees Wikimedia Editors free access to a plethora of top-notch Machine Learning Tools. The amount — $3.1 million — is being split, with $1.1 million going to the Wikimedia…

Essextec Joins Google Cloud Services Partner Program

Company Enhances Its Ability to Deliver Secure Cognitive Applications in the Hybrid Cloud Essex Technology Group, Inc, a member of the Converge Technology Solutions family of companies, announced that it has joined the Google Cloud Services Partner Program as a Reselling and Consulting Partner, giving Google Cloud customers the ability to team with Essextec's experts in Cloud, Cognitive, and Cybersecurity solutions to build and manage cloud applications and environments with some of the most advanced technologies…

Google Taps CMU Dean Dr. Andrew Moore to Lead AI Research

A Former Googler, Andrew Moore, Would Replace Fei-Fei Li as She Moves Back to Stanford Education and research expertise are keys to making it big in the AI/ML ecosystem. Google Cloud AI has announced the arrival of Dr. Andrew Moore, as an advisor to its Cloud AI platform until the end of 2018. This is not the first interaction between Google and Dr. Andrew. In 2006, Andrew joined Google to build the company’s new engineering office—Google Pittsburgh, which has since grown in scale and size. He played a major role in making…

Google Cloud Next ’18: Key Announcements Every CMO Should Know from the Event

Google Cloud Next '18 Led the Way in Turning More Heads that Ever for Business Leaders and CMOs with their 100+ New Announcements Google Cloud Next’ 18 turned out to be the event of the month for global marketing teams. The tech giants from all over the world thronged to SF last week to celebrate their dependence and collaboration with Google. Add to it, the freefall of Facebook in the share market. The rumor mills kept winding more about more privacy, data protection, the social media apocalypse, and everything AI. We…

Translate Like a Tech Giant: Machine Translation for Multilingual Websites

Tech giants are doubling down on machine translation. Here’s how other internationally-minded companies can use recent advances in artificial intelligence and machine translation to their own advantage What do Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and Amazon all have in common? For starters, they have big, global customer bases and do business in many different languages. Their websites easily change from one language or dialect to another, allowing customers to instantly find the information they seek and make purchasing…

TechBytes with Nima Mirbakhsh, CTO at Morphio

Tell us about the team and technology you handle at Morphio. We have a nimble and highly motivated team of Digital Marketers, Software Engineers, and Data Scientists. We’re working together to change the way Agencies and Marketing teams approach digital data and decision making. Core AI technologies include TensorFlow for anomaly detection and forecasting. We also integrate a handful of  ‘off the shelf’ scalable technologies and custom technologies that we have created to protect digital marketers against their unexpected…

Hold Onto Your Hats, Things Are About to Get a Lot Weirder

You know how whenever kids hang out they eventually wind up sitting in silence, texting each other (and friends who aren't physically there)? Well, hold onto your hats. It's going to get weirder. I contend that digital telepathy is an inevitability in our lifetimes. That's right, I said it. In fact, I'll wager that within two decades, we will be regularly communicating back and forth, via thought, in any language, with anyone in the world. It might seem a bold statement, but I further assert that at some point (and…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest News, Insights, Funding and Updates

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience AI and ML announcements from HubSpot, SparkBeyond, Matter Communications, IMImobile, and iQor. HubSpot Brings New Functionality to Sales Hub and Updates Pricing to Make Powerful Software Accessible for Growing Teams HubSpot, a leading growth platform, announced multiple updates to its Sales Hub product, including a lower-priced Starter tier and improvements to its sales engagement tool, sequences, which is…

Agiloft Announces AI Engine for Advanced Contract Automation on No-Code Platform

Newest product release features out-of-the-box AI Capabilities and custom AI functionality that empower Agiloft customers to drive contract value across adjacent commercial business processes Agiloft, the global standard in contract and commerce lifecycle management, announced the addition of its new Agiloft AI Engine, complete with prebuilt AI Capabilities for contract management and an open AI integration that allows customers to incorporate custom-built AI tools into the no-code platform. "Our new AI Engine provides…

Contentful Releases App Framework: the New Standard for Assembling Digital Experience Platforms

Today’s most innovative companies assemble their DXP, rather than buying a one-size-fits-all suite Contentful, the global leader in headless content management, announced its App Framework — the new standard for companies to build a best-in-class digital experience stack, as opposed to buying a monolithic suite. This approach has been validated by Gartner, which found a 28-point preference for a stack over an integrated suite. Brands that assemble their own stacks maximize flexibility and agility to deliver digital…

TechBytes with Vanya Cohen, Machine Learning Engineer at Luminoso

Hi Vanya, from spending your time in Seattle to joining an NLP and AI technology company - what inspired you to make this journey? Growing up in Seattle, I was exposed to tech at a pretty young age. Most of my friends’ parents worked for Microsoft. I spent a lot of my free time working on little coding projects, and even started my own business developing Video game mods in high school. Movies like 2001: A Space Odyssey captured my imagination, and gave me a sense that AI was going to be an important part of the…

Docugami Announces $10 Million Seed Funding Round Led by SignalFire

Additional investment from NextWorld Capital, document technology luminaries, and notable angel investors Docugami, the Seattle-area document engineering startup that transforms how businesses create and manage documents for greater productivity, compliance, and insight using breakthrough artificial intelligence, announced it has secured a $10 million seed funding round led by Silicon Valley venture fund SignalFire, with participation by NextWorld Capital and others. Docugami also announced that Bob Muglia, former CEO of…

International Search Engine Optimization Expert Chris Raulf of Boulder SEO Marketing to Speak at XTM LIVE Silicon Valley on 19 March 2020

The 20-minute TED-style talk focuses on the impact that artificial intelligence, machine learning, and robotic process automation have on global digital marketing Boulder SEO Marketing, a provider of affordable SEO packages and full-service digital marketing solutions to companies around the globe, announced today that its founder and president would present a talk entitled Global Digital Marketing and Artificial Intelligence: Are You Missing the Boat? on March 19, 2020, at 12:10 pm Pacific Time at XTM LIVE Silicon…

How Search Marketing Is Going Through a Number of Critical Changes

If you’ve been in the SEO game for any amount of time, you know that you can never take your foot off the pedal. On this digital highway, things are changing all the time. Search engines have to keep up with consumer’s changing online habits, and they adjust their algorithms appropriately. Loading times are becoming increasingly important for ranking score. That means to get the most out of the SEO efforts that you need to know what these latest trends are. The last couple of years have been crucial in shaping Google, and…